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GAME SEVEN

BLUEFIELD COLLEGE GAME NOTES Bluefield College (0-6, 0-2) vs UVA-Wise (1-5, 0-1)

INSIDE THE MATCH-UP BLUEFIELD COLLEGE 2011 Record: na 2012 Preseason Rank: na Last Game: at Union, L, 14-37 UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA AT WISE

2011 Record: 5-6 2012 Preseason Rank: na Last Game: Belhaven, L, 14-52

HEAD COACHES BLUEFIELD COLLEGE Mike Gravier (Grand Valley State) Record at Bluefield: 0-6 (1st Year) Overall Record: 30-18-1 (5th Year) Record vs. UVA-Wise: 0-0 UVA-WISE Dewey Lusk (Emory & Henry) Record at UVA-Wise: 6-11 (2nd Year) Overall Record: 6-11 (2nd Year)

Record vs. Bluefield: 0-0

Mitchell Stadium (10,000) | Bluefield, Va. Saturday, October 6, 2012 | 6 p.m. ET | 1440/1470 AM STATS

Bluefield enters the game 11th in the Mid-South at 16.8 points per game while UVa-Wise ranks last in the league at 14.2 points per game. On defense, the Rams are last in the league giving up 49.5 points per game while the Cavs rank ninth at 31.3 points per game.

IN NEED OF WINS

Each club enters the game desperately in need of a win. The Rams are 0-6 while the Cavs have dropped five straight games to fall to 1-5. Mike Gravier’s Bluefield team may see Saturday’s contest as the season’s best opportunity to secure the frist win for the program since its rebirth. The five straight defeats for UVa-Wise are the most for the program since 2004; the Cavaliers have never lost six straight contests.

UVA-WISE LAST WEEK

BROADCAST INFORMATION Bluefield Rams Radio Network Adventure Radio, 1440/1470 WHIS/WTZE News Talk Radio with Kes Blackwell (pxp) and Bill Dudley (analyst)

MEDIA INFORMATION BLUEFIELD COLLEGE

Rudy Roediger (Twitter: @RuudSports) (email: rroediger@bluefield.edu) Cell: 740-656-2685

UVA-WISE

Darrell-Dingus Ely (email: de7a@uvawise.edu) Office: 276-328-0188 | Cell: 276-328-0188

SOCIAL MEDIA

Twitter: @BluefieldRams Facebook: bluefield-college-athletics YouTube: BluefieldCollegeRams

Visiting Belhaven University totaled 526 yards, 282 of which came on the ground, en route to a 52-14 victory over UVa-Wise at Carl Smith Stadium. Kadero Edley led the rushing attack by gaining 169 yards on 15 carries and a touchdown for Belhaven. In the loss, freshman Connery Swift gained 126 yards on 17 carries. The former Wilson Memorial star produced the longest rush of his career with an 84 yard touchdown run in the first quarter. Through the air, Culen LaVoi completed 8-of-19 passes for 163 yards and a touchdown while Julian Stewart had the first 100 reception yard game of his career. Stewart caught two passes for 103 yards and a touchdown for Wise.

SERIES HISTORY

Despite being seperated by less than 100 miles the Rams and Highland Cavaliers are meeting for the first time in program history. UVA-Wise is in the midst of its 22nd season while Bluefield College is in its 21st, however UVA-Wise didn’t start football till 1991 while the Rams played 20 seasons between 1922 and 1941 before restarting the once proud program this season after 71 years.

UVA-WISE A YEAR AGO

UVA-Wise won its first game of the season against Webber International (Fla.) and won four of its first five as they went 5-6 on the year. The Highland Cavaliers lost its last three games of 2011 140-28 including a 50-7 drubbing by Georgetown (Ky.) and a 42-6 loss to Campbellsville (Ky.).

NO RAMBLIN RAM

After opening the season with 141 yards on the ground the Rams have struggled with their ground attack. Redshirt Freshman Josh Wells leads the Rams with 289 yards rushing while averaging just 48.2 yards per game on 2.9 yards per carry.

NEXT GAME AT MITCHELL STADIUM

The Rams will head on the road next week when they travel nearly 800 miles to Jackson, Miss., to face Belhaven University with a 2:30 p.m. EST kickoff. After an off week the Rams return to Mitchell Stadium for homecoming on Oct. 27 when they host Lindsey Wilson at 1 p.m.

TWITTER HASHTAG

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BC QUICK FACTS GENERAL

Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Conference President Alma Mater Athletic Director Alma Mater Stadium Surface Capacity

FOOTBALL STAFF Head Coach Alma Mater Record at BC Record Overall Defensive Coordinator Defensive Line Inside Linebackers Outside Linebackers Offensive Coordinator Quarterbacks Offensive Line Running-Backs Wide Receivers Tight Ends Assistant Coach Head Athletic Trainier Football Trainer Athletic Trainer Sports Medicine Team Chiropractor

Bluefield, Va. 1922 850 Rams Red, White & Blue Mid-South (West Division) Dr. David Olive Tennessee Peter Dryer Cedarville Mitchell Stadium Field Turf 10,000 Mike Gravier Grand Valley State 0-6 (1st season) 30-18-1 (5th season) Stacey Hairston Bryce Bozman Cedric Collins Chris Shultz Mike Gravier Mike Gravier Mike Compton Ryen Carew Kirk Broussard Mike Henry Maurice Gravely Laura Wamsley Tara Shelley Erika Bell Frank Johnson, M.D. Joe Dales, D.C.

HISTORY

First Year of Football 1922 First Year Competeting in NAIA 2012 Number of Seasons 21 All-Time Record 79-63-7 (.553) All-Time W-L at Michell Stadium 22-13 Southeastern Junior College Championships 4

FIRSTS IN ‘MODERN ERA’

First Game Aug. 25, 2012 vs. Pikeville First Kickoff Return Marion Harris, 14 yards First Carry Josh Wells, 1 yard gain First Firstdown Josh Wells on second play, 9 yard gain First Pass Greg Hampton - Complete to Dylan Kidd (5yd) First TD Pass 3:03 1st Q, Greg Hampton to Matt Hollandsworth (10yd), 7-0 lead. First Extra Point Mikel Hawks, 3:03 1st Q First Fumble Recovery Jonathan Toe, 3:00 1st Q First Rushing TD Josh Wells (11yd), 1:40 2nd Q, 21-21 tie First Interception Morris Mitchell, 3rd Q

RAMS JOIN FOOD CITY TO BATTLE HUNGER The “Sack the Quarterback” campaign is a community service project that recognizes outstanding defensive effort on the Rams’ football team, while at the same time rewarding disadvantaged families with much needed groceries. The way the campaign works: Every time the BC defense sacks an opposing offensive quarterback during a Rams football game, Food City donates a “sack” of groceries to a local food bank or ministry center to give to someone in need. “Our football players are very excited to partner with Food City to help alleviate some of the hunger issues our community members face every day,” said BC head football coach Mike Gravier. “In my former work as a local missionary, I saw firsthand the effects that hunger can have on people, especially children.” Coach Gravier also noted the importance of demonstrating to his players how fortunate they are, compared to those less privileged in the community. He said he’s confident the “Sack the Quarterback” program will show the Rams how people all around them have needs that they can help address, and he’s thankful, he added, for the support from Food City for this cause. “Food City is a proud sponsor of Bluefield College football,” said Bluefield, Virginia, Food City manager Steve Remines, “and we’re committed to addressing area hunger with the ‘Sack the Quarterback’ campaign. This is a good way to support the football team and to support the community.” To date, the Rams have tallied eight sacks in the 2012 season, meaning eight sacks of groceries have been donated by Food City to a local food bank, this time the Bluefield Union Mission. “When asked to find a local grocer who would be willing to support our ‘Sack the Quarterback’ program, I immediately thought of Food City,” said Annette Tabor, BC’s associate vice president for advancement. “Steve (Remines) is a BC alumnus and has always been supportive our golf tournament and other events. So, I knew he would love the opportunity to be part of this new program, and he was.” In addition to partnering with Food City to alleviate local hunger, the Rams football team has been donating its time to work on skills with area youth football players. The Rams also will be volunteering at Dudley Elementary for its Fall Festival in October. “Bluefield College believes passionately in service above self. It’s a core value, a way of life for our students, faculty and staff,” said Chris Shoemaker, director of marketing and public relations. “Through programs like this and other community service outreach projects, our hope is to prepare compassionate, community-minded, globally-minded students who impact their world.”

PLAYER TO WATCH

OFFENSIVE PLAYER TO WATCH

DEFENSIVE PLAYER TO WATCH

DEFENSIVE PLAYER TO WATCH

#4 Rodrell Smith

#15 Tarrell Starckey

#19 Anthony Rivers

The 6-foot-1 freshman receiver ranks in the top-37 in two national offensive catigories, 18th in total receptions (28) and 37th in receptions per game (4.7). Smith is the is the only Ram to have more than two TDs this season. His four receiving TDs along with his 317 yards of total offense leads BC while he is 90 yards ahead of any other reciever this season. When the Arrington, Va., has multiple catches in each of the Rams first six games while accounting for .311 percent (274-of-881) of the Rams passing yards and .444 percent (4-of9) passing TDs this season.

Redshirt freshman LB Tarell Starckey leads the Rams in tackles (59), solo tackles (32), assisted tackles (27), and tackles for loss (7). After averaging 13.33 tackles per game in the previous three games the Richmond, Va., was held to a career low five tackles against Union (Ky.) in the Rams last game. He had a season high 17 take downs against Fulkner. The 6-foot-2 linebacker ranks in the top-36 in two different defensive categories including 30th in tackles per game (9.8) and 36th in total tackles for loss (7).

Freshman DB Anthony Rivers set a modern era record with two interceptions against Kentucky Christian. In that game Rivers recorded 51 return yards on his two interceptions and then broke up another pass that he nearly picked off while also making a tackle. Since that game Rivers hasn’t made an intercepion. The Chester, Va., native ranks in the top-47 in three national categories including seventh in total interceptions (3), 13th in interceptions per game (0.6), and 47th in passes defended per game (1.0). The 2012 graduate of Thomas Dale High School is one of just three players in the Mid-South Conference with at least three interceptions and ranks eighth in the conference with his 1.0 passes defended per game.

MR. SMITH COMES TO BLUEFIELD by Brian Woodson of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD -- Rodrell Smith arrived at Bluefield College having run for 2,332 yards and 25 touchdowns in two seasons at Nelson County High School near Arrington, Va. Sounds like running back material. “We had been testing the first day and we looked at him and said, ‘We need to get this kid on the field’, but we had a lot of good running backs,” Bluefield College head coach Mike Gravier said. “We weren’t sure how he was going to get into the rotation.” There are other positions on the football field, and Gravier found one for Smith. “We decided to move him to receiver,” Gravier said. “That is a huge learning curve, not only does he have to adjust to college football, but adjusting at a new position and obviously he has done well.” Very well. Smith is a freshman

receiver who is ranked among the top 18 pass-catchers nationally in the NAIA Division I ranks. “I wanted to play running back, but Coach asked me to try wide receiver and I was willing so that’s where I need to be,” Smith said. “He asked me ‘Can you catch’ and I said ‘Yes sir’. “He said we are going to try you and out and I was like ‘okay’.” Call that a good decision. The speedy 6-foot-1, 190-pound Smith has caught 28 passes for 274 yards and four touchdowns for the Rams. He has snared nine more passes for 90 more yards than any receiver on the team. “He is our leading scorer, obviously he is our leading receiver, he is getting better,” Gravier said. “(Receivers) coach (Kirk) Broussard kind of called him out early in the season about his blocking and he has gotten better and better and better. “He has probably been our most

consistent receiver overall, blocking and receiving.” In addition to football, Smith ran track at Nelson County, running the 100, 200 and 400 meters, and was part of a state championship squad last June in the 4x400 relay team. Football, though, was his true calling. “Just the contact, you can’t get in trouble for hitting somebody hard and I just love the game,” Smith said. “Every day I work harder to get better and go out and play.” He had a few schools seeking his services on the football field, but Bluefield proved to be the winning team. “I had a couple of other schools, but I narrowed it down and decided to come to this school,” Smith said. “It was a first year program, I thought I could do great things for the team.”

So far so good. Bluefield is 0-6 in its first season of football since 1941, but Smith sees good things ahead for the Rams. “It is our first year, but once everyone comes together and does their job and does all their finishing I think we can pull it together,” Smith said. “I see good things coming for us and getting better with steady progression.” Smith has progressed quickly since arriving at Bluefield in early August, taking over a position he had rarely played in high school. “You have to work hard every day, you have to go out and get better,” Smith said. “You can’t take any time off, you have got to run your routes precise, very sharp just to get away from the DBs.” That 4.5 speed in the 40-yard dash helps. “It is a real big jump, more speed, more size,” he said, “but it is something you have to adjust to at any level in college.” Smith started in style, catching seven passes for 78 yards and two touchdowns in the season-opening loss to Pikeville. “I wasn’t expecting that big of a start, but it was a great game for me,” said Smith, who will never forget the first touchdown of his career. “It felt great, it was a dream come true. It was a great feeling.” Smith also caught seven passes in last week’s loss at Union. He’s had at least two receptions in each game this season, and is currently 18th in America in receptions (28) and 37th in receptions per game (4.700).

He has quickly learned the basics of being a receiver. “You have got to catch it, bring it in and get what you can get out there,” Smith said. “I think (the most important thing is to) secure the ball, you don’t want to give up any fumbles in the wide-open field and lose the ball for a bad turnover.” Smith has developed a comfort level with quarterback Greg Hampton, who has thrown for 780 yards, eight scores and seven interceptions. “He finds me open every time,” Smith said. “When I get open routes, he delivers the ball well.” Gravier continues to be impressed with the progress made by Smith and the willingness to make the move to a new position. “A lot of kids think, ‘I am a star running back, look what I did in high school, why would you want to move me’, but he was very accommodating, more than willing to do it and again has worked at it,” Gravier said. “Some of those kids would do that and mope around and not really put the time in to get better at it. “He can be definitely a weapon for us down the road, he is going to get stronger and he is going to get faster and learn the game more.” He’s not just in town to play football. Smith is majoring in sports management with aspirations as an athletic trainer. He’s focused on both in Bluefield. “Academically, just getting up and making sure you go to class and get your work done,” said Smith, who likes to fish, mostly for bass,

when the opportunity arrives. “Sports-wise, coming to practice, working hard for the time you are out here and keeping up with your grades.” Smith arrived in Bluefield knowing one person on the team, tight end Matt Hollandsworth, who ironically scored the Rams’ first touchdown this season with a reception against Pikeville. He is surrounded by talented receivers, including Michael Nesmith (17-184, td) and others who are trying to provide firepower to the Bluefield attack. “We work every day,” Smith said. “We come out and Coach works us hard and makes sure we know our routes and know what we have to do, knowing what our plays are and knowing we have to get our blocks and making sure our man doesn’t make the tackle... “You have to go out and work together, you have to play as a team, everybody has to come together as one and not play individually.” Bluefield returns to Mitchell Stadium on Saturday for the Rams’ first game under the lights when the University of Virginia’s College of Wise arrives for a 6 p.m. kickoff. Smith can’t wait. “I am real well known for playing under the lights so hopefully it will be a good impact for us,” he said. There is something else he can’t wait for. Hopefully the wait ends on Saturday. “Get that first win, and then keeping building off of that one,” Smith said. Contact Brian Woodson at bwoodson@bdtonline.com

NAIA TOP-25 LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Four Mid-South Conference teams moved up in the latest NAIA Football Coaches’ Top-25 Poll, released by NAIA officials on Monday. Georgetown College leads the MSC pack climbing one spot to No. 2 after last week’s 63-21 win at home over Bethel University. The Tigers (5-0) received 304 voting points and three of the 14 first-place votes to earn their highest ranking since the 2003. The win gave head coach Bill Cronin his 150th win of his career. University of the Cumberlands jumped three spots into the top-10 after beating Lindsey Wilson College 61-29 on Saturday at home. The Patriots (5-0) received 215 voting points from the national raters after tying a program-record with their 10th straight win dating back to last season. Cumberland University jumped two spots for the second consecutive week and currently sits at No. 17 in the

national poll. The Bulldogs (41) garnered 121 voting points following last week’s 41-23 win at University of Pikeville. Faulkner University completes the MSC teams in the Top-25 as the Eagles sit at No. 23. Just like Cumberland, Faulkner moved up two spots after picking up 57 voting points. The Eagles (4-1) stepped outside the MSC last week in a 65-17 win over Point (Ga.) University. Marian (Ind.) University climbed one spot this week to take over the top spot after Saint Xavier (Ill.) University fell to then-No.10 University of Saint Francis. Marian received 312 voting points and the remaining 11 first-place votes to lead the poll. Missouri Valley University is No. 3 with 285 voting points. Saint Xavier fell to No. 6 with the loss. The next NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll is scheduled to be released on Monday, Oct. 8.

RANK PREV SCHOOL 2012 POINTS 1 2 Marian (Ind.) (11) 4-0 312 2 3 Georgetown (Ky.) (3) 5-0 304 3 T4 Missouri Valley 5-0 285 4 T4 Morningside (Iowa) 4-0 283 5 7 William Penn (Iowa) 5-0 256 6 1 Saint Xavier (Ill.) 4-1 250 7 10 St. Francis (Ill.) 4-1 240 8 8 Carroll (Mont.) 4-2 238 9 12 Cumberlands (Ky.) 5-0 215 10 11 Mid American Nazarene (Kan.) 3-1 213 11 15 Northwestern (Iowa) 4-1 156 12 6 Benedictine (Kan.) 4-1 168 13 16 Montana Tech 4-1 164 14 18 Grand View (Iowa) 4-2 153 15 17 Saint Francis (Ind.) 4-2 140 16 9 St. Ambrose (Iowa) 3-1 137 17 T19 Cumberland (Tenn.) 4-1 121 18 T19 Doane (Neb.) 4-1 106 19 13 Baker (Kan.) 4-2 97 20 23 Kansas Wesleyan 4-1 88 21 RV Hastings (Neb.) 4-0 73 22 24 Menlo (Calif.) 4-1 67 23 25 Faulkner 4-1 57 24 14 Eastern Oregon 2-2 40 25 22 Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) 3-0 16 Others Receiving Votes: Evangel (Mo.) 12; Robert Morris (Ill.) 9; Friends (Kan.) 3; McPherson (Kan.) 3.

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Cumberland University’ Lemeco Miller and Campbellsville University’s Blake Young and Casey Clark are the Mid-South Conference Football Players of the Week for the week ending Sept. 29, conference officials announced on Monday. The weekly honor is the first for all three players this season. Young earns his second weekly conference honor of his career. Miller accounted for 208 all-purpose yards in the Bulldogs’ 41-23 win at University of Pikeville on Saturday to earn Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week. The Huntsville, Ala., senior running back rushed for 116 yards on 15 carries while turning his two catches into 92 yards in the win. Miller scored a pair of touchdowns -one rushing and one receiving -- to run his touchdown total to nine this season. His 116 rushing yards is his fourth 100-yard game of the season and fifth of his career. Miller leads the MSC with a 110.2 rushing yards per game. His nine touchdowns are tied for the tops in the conference. No. 19-ranked Cumberland improves to 4-1 on the season with the win. The Bulldogs are 1-0 in the MSC West Division. Young set a career-high with 12 tackles in the Tigers’ 1514 win over Kentucky Christian University on Saturday to earn the MSC Defensive Player of the Week. The Marietta, Ga., sophomore linebacker ended the day with six solo tackles, including three tackles for a loss in the win. Young also blocked the potential go-ahead field goal with three minutes left in the game to help secure the Campbellsville win. Young ranks fourth in the MSC this season averaging 9.4 tackles per contest. His 8-1/2 tackles for a loss is tied for fourth best in the conference. Clarke broke or tied four school records in the Campbellsville win to earn MSC Special Teams Player of the Week. The East London, England, senior kicker provided all 15 of the Tigers’ points with a program-record five field goals. Clarke -- a converted soccer player -- connected from 20, 34, 37, 41 and 52 yards in the win. The 52-yard make matched the 22-year old Tiger program-record to the day. Clarke also averaged 62.3 yards per kickoff, including one touchback. Clarke ranks ninth in the MSC is scoring for kickers with 25 points. His six field goals are tied for second in the conference. Campbellsville moves to 1-4 on the season with the win. The Tigers are 0-2 in the MSC West Division. The next MSC Player of the Week awards are scheduled to be announced on Monday, Oct. 8.

MID-SOUTH STANDINGS

DIVISION

(9) Cumberlands (2) Georgetown Pikeville Union Kentucky Christian UVA-Wise

W 2 1 1 0 0 0

L 0 0 1 1 1 1

DIVISION

(23) Faulkner Bethel (17) Cumberland (TN) Belhaven Lindsey Wilson Campbellsville Bluefield

W 2 2 1 1 0 0 0

L 0 0 0 1 1 2 2

EAST Pct. 1.000 1.000 .500 .000 .000 .000

OVERALL

W 5 5 3 3 2 1

L 0 0 3 2 2 5

Pct. 1.000 1.000 .500 .600 .500 .167

Home 3-0 3-0 1-2 1-1 2-0 0-3

Away 2-0 2-0 2-1 2-1 0-2 1-2

Neutral 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

Streak Won 5 Won 5 Lost 2 Won 2 Lost 2 Lost 5

Pct. .800 .400 .800 .400 .333 .200 .000

Home 1-0 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 0-3 0-3

Away 3-1 1-1 3-0 1-2 1-3 1-1 0-3

Neutral 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

Streak Won 3 Lost 1 Won 3 Won 2 Lost 3 Won 1 Lost 6

WEST Pct. 1.000 1.000 1.000 .500 .000 .000 .000

OVERALL

W 4 2 4 2 2 1 0

L 1 3 1 3 4 4 6

MID-SOUTH COMPOSIT SCHEDULE Saturday, August 25

(RV) Lindsey Wilson at Kentucky Christian, L, 20-27 OT Pikeville at Bluefield, W, 42-28 UVA-Wise at (11) Bethel, W, 24-21 OT

Saturday, September 1

Cumberland at Kansas Wesleyan, W, 31-10 Belhaven at Cumberlands, L, 10-21 Georgetown at Bluefield, W, 77-9 Union at Lindsey Wilson, L, 21-36 Bethel vs. Marion, L, 7-31 Faulkner at UVA-Wise, W, 43-10 Pikeville at Campbellsville, W, 14-7

Thursday, September 6

Faulkner at (4) Georgetown, L, 20-34

Saturday, September 8

Lindsey Wilson at Pikeville, W, 53-36 Bluefield at Kentucky Christian, L, 14-33 (19) Cumberlands at (22) Cumberland, W, 55-13 UVA-Wise at Campbell, L, 0-10 Union at (25) Campbellsville, W, 14-13 Louisiana College at Belhaven, W, 24-13

Saturday, September 15

(14) Cumberlands at Union, W, 48-14 (RV) Faulkner at Bluefield, W, 52-10 UVA-Wise at Pikeville, L, 20-38 Belhaven at (25) Cumberland, L, 30-36 OT (RV) Kentucky Christian at N. Alabama, L, 0-39 Bethel at Campbellsville, W, 33-24 (3) Georgetown at (24) Lindsey Wilson, W, 33-7

Saturday, September 22

Union at Webber International, W, 10-7 Pikeville at (14) Cumberlands, L, 21-63 Kentucky Christian at (3) Georgetown, L, 6-27 Bluefield at Bethel, L, 28-56 Lindsey Wilson at (RV) Faulkner, L, 41-43 Campbellsville at Belhaven, L, 28-70 (21) Cumberland at UVA-Wise, W, 24-17

Saturday, September 29

Bluefield at Union, L, 14-37 Lindsey Wilson at (12) Cumberlands, L, 29-61 Bethel at (3) Georgetown, L, 21-63 (19) Cumberland at Pikeville, W, 41-23 Belhaven at UVA-Wise, W, 52-14 (25) Faulkner at Point University, W, 65-17

Saturday, October 6

(2) Georgetown at Campbellsville, 1:30 p.m. (9) Cumberlands at (23) Faulkner, 2:30 p.m. Pikeville at Bethel, 2:30 p.m. Union at (17) Cumberland, 2:30 p.m. Kentucky Christian at Belhaven, 2:30 p.m. UVA-Wise at Bluefield, 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 13

Bethel at Union, 12:00 p.m. Cumberlands at Georgetown, 1:30 p.m. Lindsey Wilson at Campbellsville, 1:30 p.m. Cumberland at Faulkner, 2:30 p.m. Bluefield at Belhaven, 2:30 p.m. Kentucky Christian at UVA-Wise, 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 20

UVA-Wise at Cumberlands, 1:30 p.m. Union at Kentucky Christian, 1:30 p.m. Georgetown at Pikeville, 1:30 p.m. Belhaven at Lindsey Wilson, 2:30 p.m. Faulkner at Bethel, 6:00 p.m. Campbellsville at Cumberland, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 27

Lindsey Wilson at Bluefield, 1:00 p.m. (Homecoming) Campbellsville at Cumberlands, 1:30 p.m. UVA-Wise at Union, 1:30 p.m. Kentucky Christian at Pikeville, 1:30 p.m. Cumberland at Bethel, 2:30 p.m. Belhaven at Faulkner, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, November 3 Cumberlands at Kentucky Christian, 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 3

Union at Georgetown, 1:30 p.m. Faulkner at Campbellsville, 1:30 p.m. Bethel at Lindsey Wilson, 2:30 p.m. Bluefield at Cumberland, 2:30 p.m. Pikeville at Belhaven, 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 10

Campbellsville at Bluefield, 1:00 p.m. Pikeville at Union, 1:30 p.m. Georgetown at UVA-Wise, 1:30 p.m. Kentucky Christian at Faulkner, 1:30 p.m. Cumberland at Lindsey Wilson, 2:30 p.m. Bethel at Belhaven, 7:00 p.m.

BLUEFIELD COLLEGE ROSTER

ALPHABETICAL No. Name Pos. 57 Ibrahim Bah OLB 48 Clifton Bishop FB 40 James Boyd FS 21 Frank Brooks FS 51 R. J. Buford OLB 25 Chris Burgess FS 82 Joel Calfee WR 16 Phillip Callier WR 78 Cameron Carter DL 45 Harry Casseus DL 37 Walson Charles K 8 Cortez Clark LB 17 Shea Corpening DB 75 Hayne Darby OL 95 Jaron Delaney DL 59 Keith Dunn DE 83 Nick Exposito TE 3 Bobby Freeman DB 24 Caleb Frye K 90 Jonathan Gallante LB 93 Tanner Gilleland DL 44 James Goodman DB 11 Christian Google DB 87 Daniel Griffin WR/P 36 Michael Hall DB 6 Greg Hampton QB 29 Marion Harris RB 55 Chris Hart OL 47 Mikel Hawks K/P 53 Boomer Hawthorne OL 52 Anthony Herring ILB 88 Matt Hollandsworth TE 94 Zachariah Hudler DL 76 Calvin Huggins OL 91 Zavier Hunt DT 42 Jordan Jackson OLB 77 Kevin Johnson OL 7 Dylan Kidd WR 10 Cory Mabry QB 38 C. J. Manns DB 14 Mason Maples LB 84 Joshua Martin WR 18 Jabe Meadows WR 56 Cody Miller OL 12 Morris Mitchell CB 5 Michael Nesmith WR 27 Eli Overstreet FB 34 Jon Poma FB 49 Matthew Raner RB 9 Jeremy Rickett LB 19 Anthony Rivers DB 97 Kyle Sheets LB 4 Rodrell Smith WR 79 Jose Soto OL 15 Tarrell Starckey LB 33 Keith Stutts LB 71 Levi Thompson OL 99 Jonathan Toe DL 54 Mike Tufaro OL 13 Austin Van Es QB 85 Craig Walker WR 41 Wesley Washington OLB 61 Brett Watson OL 31 Josh Wells RB 23 Pernell Whitehead RB 2 Antoine Wilkerson SS

Ht. 6-1 5-7 6-0 5-10 6-4 5-10 6-0 5-9 6-3 6-0 5-11 5-9 5-7 6-2 6-2 6-1 6-5 5-7 5-7 5-10 6-1 5-11 5-8 6-3 5-8 6-0 5-10 6-2 6-1 6-2 6-0 6-3 6-2 6-2 6-0 5-9 6-7 5-8 6-6 5-7 6-3 6-1 6-2 6-1 5-9 5-11 5-10 5-9 5-7 5-8 5-9 6-1 6-1 6-6 6-2 5-11 6-0 6-2 6-1 6-0 5-10 5-10 6-2 5-9 5-10 6-0

Wt. 200 192 170 160 215 160 187 165 352 207 180 210 155 300 250 240 240 187 135 190 232 180 160 155 155 190 165 250 145 225 219 205 300 300 270 210 320 165 170 165 230 165 170 275 170 180 180 235 175 177 160 200 190 265 230 190 220 260 290 215 170 207 245 180 170 176

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Hometown Woodbridge, Va. Virginia Beach, Va. Queens, N.Y. Newport News, Va. Bluefield, W. Va. Lithonia, Ga. Athens, W. Va. Kansas City, Mo. Roanoke, Va. Orlando, Fla. Roanoke, Va. Lynchburg, Va. Newton, N.C. Glade Spring, Va. Temple, Ga. Bluefield, Va. Woodbridge, Va. Miami, Fla. Glade Spring, Va. Blacksburg, Va. Atlanta, Ga. Long Beach, Calif. Orlando, Fla. Greensboro, N.C. Pulaski, Va. Uniondel, N.Y. Petersburg, Va. Ferrum, Va. Wytheville, Va. Bristol, Tenn. Port St. Lucie, Fla. Willis, Va. Crumpler, N. C. Spotsylvania, Va. Rocky Mount, Va. Manassas, Va. Vero Beach, Fla. Christiansburg, Va. Max Meadows, Va. Bluefield, W. Va. Bassett, Va. Bedford, Va. Montcalm, W. Va. Yulee, Fla. Villa Rica, Ga. Port St. Lucie, Fla. Floyd, Va. Port St. Lucie, Fla. Summerfield, N. C. Mooresville, N. C. Chester, Va. Bastian, Va. Arrington, Va. Miami, Fla. Richmond, Va. Columbus, Ga. Brookneal, Va. Alexandria, Va. Scotch Plains, N. J. West Palm, Fla. Bristow, Va. Atlanta, Ga. Lynchburg, Va. Alexandria, Va. Atlanta, Ga. Richmond, Va.

Previous School Freedom Bayside Thomasville Heritage Bluefield Martin Luther King Pikeview Hogan Prep Academy Northside Evans Ferrum College Heritage Newton Conover Bridgewater College Temple Graham Forest Park Concord University Virginia Highlands CC Christiansburg Creekview Golden West CC West Orange Home School Pulaski Alfred State College Petersburg Franklin County George Wythe Tennessee High West Centennial Floyd Ashe County Massaponax Franklin County Stonewall Jackson Vero Beach Bland Fort Chiswell Bluefield Franklin County Liberty-Bedford

West Virginia University

Yulee Villa Rica West Centennial Floyd West Centennial Home School Mooresville Thomas Dale Tazewell Nelson County Westland Hialeah Highland Springs Northside William Campbell Georgia Southern

Scotch Plains Fanwood

Summit Christian Stonewall Jackson Shiloh Heritage Liberty University Stephenson Highland Springs

NUMERICAL No. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 21 23 24 25 27 29 31 33 34 36 37 38 40 41 42 44 45 47 48 49 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 59 61 71 75 76 77 78 79 82 83 84 85 87 88 90 91 93 94 95 97 99

Name Antoine Wilkerson Bobby Freeman Rodrell Smith Michael Nesmith Greg Hampton Dylan Kidd Cortez Clark Jeremy Rickett Cory Mabry Christian Google Morris Mitchell Austin Van Es Mason Maples Tarrell Starckey Phillip Callier Shea Corpening Jabe Meadows Anthony Rivers Frank Brooks Pernell Whitehead Caleb Frye Chris Burgess Eli Overstreet Marion Harris Josh Wells Keith Stutts Jon Poma Michael Hall Walson Charles C. J. Manns James Boyd Wesley Washington Jordan Jackson James Goodman Harry Casseus Mikel Hawks Clifton Bishop Matthew Raner R. J. Buford Anthony Herring Boomer Hawthorne Mike Tufaro Chris Hart Cody Miller Ibrahim Bah Keith Dunn Brett Watson Levi Thompson Hayne Darby Calvin Huggins Kevin Johnson Cameron Carter Jose Soto Joel Calfee Nick Exposito Joshua Martin Crag Walker Daniel Griffin Matt Hollandsworth Jonathan Gallante Zavier Hunt Tanner Gilleland Zachariah Huddle Jaron Delaney Kyle Sheets Jonathan Toe

Pos. SS DB WR WR QB WR LB LB QB DB CB QB LB LB WR DB WR DB FS RB K FS FB RB RB LB FB DB K DB FS OLB OLB WR DL K/P FB RB OLB ILB OL OL OL OL OLB DE OL OL OL OL OL DL OL WR TE WR WR WR/P TE LB DT DL DL DL LB DL

NUMERICAL Name Dean Hogan Ryan Bouldin Josh Wright Julian Stewart Thomas Wright Tyler Graham Michel Steele Paul Melshen Marcus Bratton Cullen LaVoi Hunter Hoke Nehemiah Jones Taylor Harmon Stan Johnson Tye Marshall Dominique Simmons Gil Lusk Zach Cochran Andre Dickerson Ryan Bowden Vance Gibbs KJ Ford Christian Dejarnette Sean Atkins Connery Swift Marcus Jones Quentin Hite Derek Comer Vernon Payne Melquan Huntley Michael Bowyer Shahiem Harris Tyler Courtney Hayden Chandley Trey Meade Nick Smith Troy DeLucia Zaukues Witcher Antonio Penn Kevin Whitmer Chris Flood T’ontray Billups Eric White Michael Barbour Matt Sandoval Marcus Hillan Jeremiah Cooke Jacob Lishen Dionte Hall Jose Urrutia Julian Lee Jordan Sandidge Dustin McGill Kenny Breckley Marcus Montgomery Alex Martin Justin Elliott Desmond Burris Dayne Mullins Jamal Williams Harrison Loy Russell Hull Stephen Boyer Zachary Fleenor E.J Holland John Kelly A.J. Portee Walter Mickey

ALPHABETICAL Pos. P/K RB/WR DB WR RB P/K WR K DB QB QB DB QB WR QB WR FB RB RB WR/LS DB FS/SS OLB FB RB FS TB OLB DB FB LB DB TE LB WR FS TE LB/S DB LB LB LB DL OL LB DL DL LB/S OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL WR TE TE DE DL DE DL DL DL DL

No. Name Pos. 26 Sean Atkins RB 54 Michael Barbour OL 51 T’ontray Billups LB 2 Ryan Bouldin RB/WR 22 Ryan Bowden WR/LS 36 Micheal Bowyer LB 92 Stephen Boyer DT 9 Marcus Bratton CB 68 Kenny Breckley DT 79 Desmond Burris OL 39 Hayden Chandley LB 20 Zach Cochran RB 33 Derek Comer LB 57 Jeremiah Cooke DE 38 Tyler Courtney TE 43 Troy DeLucia TE 25 Christian DeJarnette FS 21 Andre Dickerson RB 77 Justin Elliott OL 93 Zachary Fleenor DE 50 Chris Flood LB 24 KJ Ford FS 23 Vance Gibbs CB 6 Tyler Graham P/K 61 Dionte Hall OL 15 Taylor Harmon QB 37 Shahiem Harris LB/S 56 Marcus Hillian DE 32 Quentin Hite CB 1 Dean Hogan P 12 Hunter Hoke WR 94 E.J. Holland DE 90 Russell Hull DE 35 Melquan Huntley FB 16 Stan Johnson WR 14 Nehemiah Jones CB 31 Marcus Jones FS 95 John Kelly DT 11 Cullen LaVoi QB 63 Julian Lee OL 60 Jacob Lishen LB/S 86 Harrison Loy WR 19 Gil Lusk WR 17 Tye Marshall QB 74 Alex Martin OL 66 Dustin McGill OL 40 Trey Meade WR 8 Paul Melshen PK 97 Walter Mickey DT 72 Marcus Montgomery OL 80 Dayne Mullins WR 34 Vernon Payne CB 45 Antonio Penn S 96 A.J. Portee DE 64 Jordan Sandidge OL 55 Matt Sandoval LB 18 Dominique Simmons WR 42 Nick Smith FS 7 Michel Steele WR 4 Julian Stewart WR 28 Connery Swift RB 62 Jose Urrutia OL 53 Eric White DT 47 Kevin Whitmer DE 83 Jamal Williams TE 44 Zaukeus Witcher LB/S 3 Josh Wright CB 5 Thomas Wright RB

Ht. 5-10 6-3 5-11 5-7 5-7 6-2 6-2 6-0 6-2 6-4 6-3 5-9 5-10 6-3 6-3 6-1 5-7 5-6 6-2 6-1 6-1 5-10 5-10 5-10 6-1 6-3 5-10 6-3 5-11 6-1 6-2 6-3 6-2 6-1 6-2 5-10 6-0 6-4 5-11 6-1 6-2 6-2 5-9 6-1 6-4 6-3 5-11 6-1 5-11 5-11 5-8 5-9 6-3 6-5 6-2 5-11 6-0 6-1 5-6 6-3 5-10 6-4 6-3 6-0 6-3 6-4 5-11 6-2

Wt. 210 275 225 168 160 220 260 205 280 300 190 192 200 205 180 225 190 156 325 215 200 175 180 135 300 220 170 205 165 200 180 220 245 240 180 175 200 215 180 280 205 205 200 205 252 260 160 175 250 254 175 160 175 245 250 215 194 180 160 180 195 240 245 195 205 195 180 200

Cl. JR JR FR SR SO SO SO SR FR SO SO FR SR SO FR SO JR JR JR SO FR SR SR SO JR SO JR JR FR SR SR FR JR JR FR SO FR FR FR FR JR JR SO SO SR SO SO JR JR JR JR JR FR SR SR JR SR FR JR FR FR FR FR JR FR FR SO SO

Hometown Previous School Fredericksburg, Texas UTSA Brookneal, Va. William Campbell Chesapeake, Va. Oscar Smith Midlothian, Va. Manchester Roanoke, Va. Northside Bedford, Va. Liberty Poquoson, Va. Poquoson Roanoke, Va. William Fleming Bealton, Va. Liberty Roanoke, Va. Johnson C. Smith Jonesborough, Tenn. Daniel Boone Roanoke, Va. Patrick Henry Bedford, Va. Liberty Norton, Va. J.J. Kelly Coeburn, Va. Coeburn Vienna, Va. West Virginia Wesleyan Long Island, Va. Gretna Gretna, Va. Gretna Chesapeake, Va. Western Branch Abingdon, Va. John Battle Hampton, Va. Hampton Elliston, Va. Glenvar Fredericksburg, Va. Riverbend Bristol, Tenn. Tennessee High Roanoke, Va. William Fleming Bristol, Tenn. UT Martin Newport News, Va. Denbigh Centreville, Va. Centreville Amelia, Va. Amelia County Amissville, Va. Rappahannock Midlothian, Va. Clover Hill Sterling, Va. Dominion Clintwood, Va. Clintwood Newport News, Va. Warwick Ashburn, Va. Stonebridge Fredericksburg, Va. Stafford Forest, Va. Jefferson Forrest Grundy, Va. Grundy Kodak, Tenn. Sevier Co. Portsmouth, Va. Woodrow Wilson Marion, Va. Emory & Henry Goode, Va. Jefferson Forest Big Stone Gap, Va. Powell Valley Sevierville, Tenn. Gatlinburg Virginia Beach, Va. Kempsville Sevierville, Tenn. Sevier Co. Clintwood, Va. Clintwood Norfolk, Va. Granby South Hill, Va. Randolph-Herny Glade, Va. Patrick Henry Manassas, Va. Shepherd Chesapeake, Va. Western Branch Bassett, Va. Bassett Austell, Ga. Georgia State Church Hill, Tenn. Volunteer Roanoke, Va. Northside Newport News, Va. Denbigh Lebanon, Va. Lebanon Staunton, Va. Robert E. Lee Shawsville, Va. East Montgomery Waynesboro, Va. Wilson Memorial Alexandria, Va. T.C. Williams Seymour, Tenn. Seymour Gordonsville, Va. Louisa Alexandria, Va. T.C. Williams Martinsville, Va. Magna Vista Reston, Va. Louisburg Falls Church, Va. Maryland

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA AT WISE ROSTER

No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 11 12 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 28 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 42 43 44 45 47 50 51 53 54 55 56 57 60 61 62 63 64 66 68 72 74 77 79 80 83 86 90 92 93 94 95 96 97

Pos WR LT LG C RG RT RB TE

BLUEFIELD COLLEGE DEPTH CHART

OFFENSE

WR WR QB

Pos DE NT DE OLB ILB ILB OLB CB

DEFENSE

SS FS CB

Pos K P LS

SPECIAL TEAMS

H KR PR

No 5 18 77 71 55 76 54 56 75 61 79 53 31 29 23 88 83 82 16 4 7 6 10 13

Name Michael Nesmith Jabe Meadows Kevin Johnson Levy Thompson Chris Hart Calvin Huggins Mike Tufaro Cody Miller Hayne Darby Brett Watson Jose Soto Boomer Hawthorne Josh Wells Marion Harris Pernell Whitehead Matt Hollandsworth Nick Exposito Joel Calfee Phillip Callier Rodrell Smith Dylan Kidd Greg Hampton Corey Mabry Austin Van Es

HT 5-11 6-2 6-7 6-0 6-2 6-2 6-1 6-1 6-2 6-2 6-6 6-2 5-9 5-10 5-10 6-3 6-5 6-0 5-9 6-1 5-8 6-0 6-6 6-0

WT 180 170 320 220 250 300 290 275 300 245 265 225 180 165 170 205 240 187 165 190 165 190 170 215

CL FR FR (RS) FR (RS) FR FR FR FR (RS) FR JR (RS) FR FR FR SO (RS) FR FR FR FR FR (RS) FR FR FR (RS) JR (RS) FR FR

No 93 14 99 94 45 95 51 43 15 8 52 14 41 42 19 17 2 40 12 25 3 11

Name Tanner Gilleland Mason Maples Jonathan Toe Zachariah Hudler Harry Casseus Jaron Delaney R.J. Buford Jonathan Gallante Tarrell Starckey Cortez Clark Anthony Herring Mason Maples Wesley Washington Jordan Jackson Anthony Rivers Shea Corpening Antoine Wilkerson James Boyd Morris Mitchell Chris Burgess Bobby Freeman Christian Google

HT 6-1 6-3 6-2 6-2 6-0 6-2 6-4 5-10 6-2 5-9 6-0 6-3 5-10 5-9 5-9 5-7 6-0 6-0 5-9 5-10 5-7 5-8

WT 232 230 260 300 207 250 215 190 230 210 219 230 207 210 160 155 176 170 170 160 187 160

CL FR (RS) FR SO (RS) FR (RS) FR (RS) FR FR (RS) FR FR (RS) FR FR FR FR (RS) FR FR FR (RS) FR (RS) FR (RS) FR FR FR FR

No 47 24 87 14 52 93 10 7 29 21 16 29 17

Name Mikel Hawks Caleb Frye Daniel Griffin Mason Maples Anthony Herring Tanner Gilleland Corey Maybry Dylan Kidd Marion Harris Frank Brooks Phillip Callier Marion Harris Shea Corpening

HT 6-1 5-7 6-3 6-3 6-0 6-1 6-6 5-8 5-10 5-10 5-9 5-10 5-7

WT 145 135 155 230 219 232 170 165 165 160 165 165 155

CL FR FR (RS) FR FR FR FR (RS) FR FR (RS) FR FR FR FR FR (RS

Pos WR LT LG C RG RT QB FB RB

WR

DT DT DE OLB ILB ILB OLB FS

CB

Pos K P LS H

PR

CL JR SR JR FR JR FR FR JR JR FR JR JR FR SO JR JR FR FR FR SO SO FR

No 57 90 53 72 97 94 96 56 33 39 31 60 55 36 37 44 45 9 9 34 32 14

Name Jeremiah Cooke Russell Hull Eric White Marcus Montgomery Walter Mickey E.J. Holland A.J. Portee Marcus Hillian Derek Comer Hayden Chandley Marcus Jones Jacob Lishen Matt Sandoval Michael Bowyer Shahiem Harris Zaukeus Witcher Antonio Penn Marcus Bratton Marcus Bratton Vernon Payne Quentin Hite Nehemiah Jones

HT 6-2 6-2 6-3 5-11 5-11 6-3 6-5 6-3 5-10 6-3 6-0 6-3 5-11 6-2 5-10 6-4 6-3 6-0 6-0 5-9 5-11 5-10

WT 210 245 245 254 250 220 245 205 200 190 200 205 215 220 170 195 175 205 205 160 165 175

CL SO JR FR JR JR FR SR FR SR SO FR JR FR SO JR FR FR SR SR JR FR SO

No 8 6 1 6 22 57 1 15 9 5 9 14

Name Paul Melshen Tyler Graham Dean Hogan Tyler Graham Ryan Bowden Jeremiah Cooke Dean Hogan Taylor Harmon Marcus Bratton Thomas Wright Marcus Bratton Nehemiah Jones

HT 6-1 5-10 6-1 5-10 5-7 6-2 6-1 5-10 6-0 5-7 6-0 5-6

WT 175 135 200 135 160 210 200 135 205 168 205 160

CL JR SO SR SO SO SO SR SO SR JR SR SO

SPECIAL TEAMS

KR

WT 175 168 325 240 250 280 260 250 300 280 275 325 180 205 195 240 156 192 205 225 160 180

DEFENSE

CB

HT 5-6 5-7 6-2 6-4 6-2 6-1 6-3 6-2 6-1 6-1 6-3 6-2 5-11 6-1 6-0 6-1 5-6 5-9 6-3 6-1 5-11 6-3

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA AT WISE DEPTH CHART

Pos DE

Name Michel Steele Ryan Bouldin Justin Elliott Jose Urrutla Jordan Sandidge Julian Lee Dustin McGill Jordan Sandidge Dionte Hall Julian Lee Mike Barbour Justin Elliott Cullen Lavoi Tye Marshall Kevin Whitmer Melquan Huntley Connery Swift Zach Cochran Jamal Williams Troy DeLuda Trey Meade Julian Stewart

OFFENSE

TE

No 7 2 77 62 64 63 66 64 61 63 54 77 11 17 47 35 28 20 83 43 40 4

BLUEFIELD COLLEGE SEASON STATS OVERALL OFFENSIVE STATS BC Overall Opp Overall

G 6 6

Rush Yds 523 1121

Pass Yds 881 1366

Total Yds 1404 2487

Avg 234.0 414.5

Rush TD 5 18

Pass TD 9 17

BC Overall Opp Overall

G 6 6

TO Mrgn -6 6

1st Downs 89 140

Pen 31 39

Pen Yds 295 325

3rd conv% 28.6 59.0

4th conv% 38.9 30.8

Rsh TD 1 0 1 1 1 1 5

Pass Att 35.0 24.0 41.0 23.0 33.0 38.0 194.0 32.3

Ast Tkl 182 185

Pass Def 16 27

Int 4 9

Ast 24 65 29 26 22 16 182

Total 58 93 65 73 63 49 401.0 66.8

TFL 8.0 1.5 10.5 9.0 5.0 6.0 40.0 6.7

Int 2 0 2 0 0 0 4 0.7

Int Yds 20 0 31 0 0 0 51 8.5

GAME BY GAME OFFENSIVE STATS Opponent Pikeville (Ky.) Georgetown (Ky.) at Kentucky Christian Faulkner (Ala.) at Bethel (Tenn.) at Union (Ky.) TOTALS AVG / GAME

Rsh 43.0 31.0 31.0 44.0 34.0 42.0 225.0 37.5

Rsh Yds 141.0 47.0 66.0 97.0 59.0 113.0 523.0 87.2

OVERALL DEFENSIVE STATS BC Overall Opp Overall

G 6 6

Solo Tkl 219 245

GAME BY GAME TACKLES Opponent Pikeville (Ky.) Georgetown (Ky.) at Kentucky Christian Faulkner (Ala.) at Bethel (Tenn.) at Union (Ky.) TOTALS AVG / GAME

Solo 34 28 36 47 41 33 219

GAME BY GAME DEFENSIVE STATS Opponent Pikeville (Ky.) Georgetown (Ky.) at Kentucky Christian Faulkner (Ala.) at Bethel (Tenn.) at Union (Ky.) TOTALS AVG / GAME

Fum Rec 1 0 2 0 0 0 3

Fum Yds 0 0 19 0 0 0 19

OVERALL SPECIAL TEAM STATS BC Overall Opp Overall

G 6 6

P Ret Yds -32 381

P Ret TD 0 3

KO Ret Yds 754 446

Pass Cmp 20.0 12.0 15.0 13.0 16.0 17.0 93.0 15.5

Pass Yds 210.0 96.0 123.0 134.0 201.0 117.0 881.0 146.8

Pass TD 3 1 1 0 3 1 9

Tot Yds 351.0 143.0 189.0 231.0 260.0 230.0 1404.0 234.0

Force Fum Block Kick 4 1 4 1

KO Ret TD 0 2

TFL Yds 43.0 32.0 60.0 36.0 16.0 28.0 215.0 35.8

Sac 1.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 8.0 1.3

Sac Yds 21.0 0.0 7.0 22.0 8.0 19.0 77.0 12.8

Pass Def Block Kick TO Gained 4 0 3 0 0 0 5 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 16 1 7 2.7 1.2

FG Made 1 4

PAT Kick PAT Rsh 14 0 37 0

PAT Pass 0 1

Game 6 - Sept. 29, 2012 - Barbourville, Ky. Union - 37 Bluefield - 14 First Downs Rushing Passing Penalty Punting Yds Punts Yards Per Punt Punt Ret Yds Returns - Average Kickoff Return Yds Returns - Average Interception Ret Yds Returns - Average Fumbles Lost 3rd-Down Conversions 4th-Down Conversions Total Offense Total Plays Yards Per Play Rushing Yards Attempts Yards Per Rush Passing Yards Attempts Complete Intercepted Yards Per Pass Touchdowns Rushing Passing Other Penalties - Yards

BLUE 14 7 6 1 219 8 27.4 0 0 - 0.0 162 7 - 23.1 0 0 - 0.0 1-0 6 - 22 3-6 230 80 2.9 113 42 2.7 117 38 17 1 3.1 2 1 1 0 6 - 60

UC 19 7 10 2 132 3 44.0 13 2 - 6.5 122 2 - 61.0 2 1 - 2.0 1-0 2 - 11 0-5 332 63 5.3 122 27 4.5 210 36 20 0 5.8 5 2 2 1 6 - 54

Game 5 - Sept. 22, 2012 - McKenzie, Tenn. Bethel - 56 Bluefield - 28 First Downs Rushing Passing Penalty Punting Yds Punts Yards Per Punt Punt Ret Yds Returns - Average Kickoff Return Yds Returns - Average Interception Ret Yds Returns - Average Fumbles Lost 3rd-Down Conversions 4th-Down Conversions Total Offense Total Plays Yards Per Play Rushing Yards Attempts Yards Per Rush Passing Yards Attempts Complete Intercepted Yards Per Pass Touchdowns Rushing Passing Other Penalties - Yards

BLUE 17 5 9 3 303 8 37.9 2 1 - 2.0 148 8 - 18.5 0 0 - 0.0 1-1 2 - 12 1-2 260 67 3.9 59 34 1.7 201 33 16 0 6.1 4 1 3 0 5 - 66

BU 28 10 14 4 141 4 35.3 41 4 - 10.3 86 3 - 28.7 0 0 - 0.0 0-0 8 - 13 0-1 468 73 6.4 168 45 3.7 300 28 24 0 10.7 8 2 6 0 11 - 81

Game 4 - Sept. 15, 2012 - Bluefield, W.Va. (RV) Faulkner - 52 Bluefield - 10 First Downs Rushing Passing Penalty Punting Yds Punts Yards Per Punt Punt Ret Yds Returns - Average Kickoff Return Yds Returns - Average Interception Ret Yds Returns - Average Fumbles Lost 3rd-Down Conversions 4th-Down Conversions Total Offense Total Plays Yards Per Play Rushing Yards Attempts Yards Per Rush Passing Yards Attempts Complete Intercepted Yards Per Pass Touchdowns Rushing Passing Other Penalties - Yards

FALK 34 11 23 0 38 1 38.0 47 2 - 23.5 23 1 - 23.0 0 0 - 0.0 0-0 18 - 15 0-0 534 75 7.1 180 34 5.3 354 41 32 0 8.6 7 2 5 0 0-0

BLUE 12 8 4 0 244 6 40.7 0 0 - 0.0 130 9 - 14.4 0 0 - 0.0 1-1 6 - 18 1-4 231 67 3.4 97 44 2.2 134 23 13 0 5.8 1 1 0 0 4 - 38

Game 3 - Sept. 8, 2012 - Grayson, Ky. Kentucky Christian - 33 Bluefield - 14 First Downs Rushing Passing Penalty Punting Yds Punts Yards Per Punt Punt Ret Yds Returns - Average Kickoff Return Yds Returns - Average Interception Ret Yds Returns - Average Fumbles Lost 3rd-Down Conversions 4th-Down Conversions Total Offense Total Plays Yards Per Play Rushing Yards Attempts Yards Per Rush Passing Yards Attempts Complete Intercepted Yards Per Pass Touchdowns Rushing Passing Other Penalties - Yards

BLUE 14 4 6 4 290 9 32.2 1 2 - 0.5 83 7 - 11.9 31 2 - 15.5 3-2 5 - 18 1-2 189 72 2.6 66 31 2.1 123 41 15 4 3.0 2 1 1 0 7 - 66

KCU 16 10 5 1 224 6 37.3 84 3 - 28.0 11 2 - 5.5 18 4 - 4.5 2-2 5 - 15 1-2 256 72 3.6 115 44 2.6 141 28 10 2 5.0 4 2 1 1 7 - 65

Game 2 - Sept. 1, 2012 - Bluefield, W.Va. (3) Georgetown - 77 Bluefield - 9 First Downs Rushing Passing Penalty Punting Yds Punts Yards Per Punt Punt Ret Yds Returns - Average Kickoff Return Yds Returns - Average Interception Ret Yds Returns - Average Fumbles Lost 3rd-Down Conversions 4th-Down Conversions Total Offense Total Plays Yards Per Play Rushing Yards Attempts Yards Per Rush Passing Yards Attempts Complete Intercepted Yards Per Pass Touchdowns Rushing Passing Other Penalties - Yards

BLUE 26 18 8 0 0 0 0.0 160 8 - 20.0 114 2 - 57.0 0 1 - 0.0 1-0 8 - 12 2-3 556 67 8.3 358 50 7.2 198 17 11 0 11.6 11 8 1 2 9 - 68

BU 12 4 4 4 238 10 23.8 0 0 - 0.0 196 13 - 15.1 0 0 - 0.0 0-0 1 - 12 0-1 143 55 2.6 47 31 1.5 96 24 12 1 4.0 1 0 1 0 4 - 19

Game 1 - Aug. 25, 2012 - Bluefield, W.Va. Pikeville - 42 Bluefield - 28 First Downs Rushing Passing Penalty Punting Yds Punts Yards Per Punt Punt Ret Yds Returns - Average Kickoff Return Yds Returns - Average Interception Ret Yds Returns - Average Fumbles Lost 3rd-Down Conversions 4th-Down Conversions Total Offense Total Plays Yards Per Play Rushing Yards Attempts Yards Per Rush Passing Yards Attempts Complete Intercepted Yards Per Pass Touchdowns Rushing Passing Other Penalties - Yards

BLUE 17 10 6 1 114 3 38.0 36 4 - 9.0 90 5 - 18.0 80 3 - 26.7 2-1 5 - 12 1-2 341 60 5.7 178 38 4.7 163 22 10 2 7.4 6 2 2 2 6 - 57

BU 20 10 9 1 141 4 35.3 -35 2 - -17.5 35 7 - 5.0 20 2 - 10.0 1-0 8 - 16 1-3 351 78 4.5 141 43 3.3 210 35 20 3 6.0 4 1 3 0 5 - 46

2012 OPPONENTS COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Dudley Hilton Record at UP: 6-6 (1 year) Overall Record: 6-6 (1 year) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 4-6 Conference Record/Finish: 1-4 (6th) Letterman Ret: 37 Starters Ret: 24

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Pikeville, Ky. Enrollement: 1,156 President: Gov. Paul E. Patton Athletic Director: Dr. Reggie Overton Stadium/Capacity: Howard Field / 4,000 Colors: Orange & Black Nickname: Bears Conference: Mid-South (East Division)

A 25 S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 20 N3 N 10

at Bluefield at (25) Campbellsville (RV) LINDSEY WILSON UVA-WISE at (14) Cumberlands (19) CUMBERLAND at Bethel KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN at Belhaven at Union

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Bill Cronin Record at GC: 146-35 (15 years) Overall Record: 146-35 (15 years) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 12-1 Conference Record/Finish: 5-0 (1st) Letterman Ret/Lost: NA Starters Ret/Lost: NA

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Georgetown, Ky. Enrollement: 1,400 President: Dr. William H. Crouch, Jr. Athletic Director: Brian Evans Stadium/Capacity: Toyota Stadium / 5,000 Colors: Orange & Black Nickname: Tigers Conference: Mid-South (East Division)

S1 S6 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 N3 N 10

at Bluefield FAULKNER at (24) Lindsey Wilson KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN BETHEL at Campbellsville (17) CUMBERLAND at Pikeville UNION at UVA-Wise

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Mike Furrey Record at KCC: 5-7 (1 year) Overall Record: 5-7 (1 year) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 4-7 Conference Record/Finish: 2-3 (4th) Letterman Ret/Lost: NA Sept. 8 Kentucky Christian Starters Ret/Lost: NA

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Grayson, Ky. Enrollement: 575 President: Dr. Jeff Metcalf Athletic Director: Bruce Dixon Stadium/Capacity: KCU Stadium / 1,000 Colors: Black & Red Nickname: Knights Conference: Mid-South (East Division)

A 25 S8 S 15 S 22 O6 O 13 O 20 O 27 N3 N 10

(RV) LINDSEY WILSON W, 27-20 OT BLUEFIELD W, 33-14 at North Alabama L, 0-39 (3) GEORGETOWN L, 6-27 at Belhaven 1:30 at UVA-Wise 6 UNION 1:30 at Pikeville 1:30 (9) CUMBERLANDS 1:30 at (23) Faulkner 3:30

S1 S6 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 O 27 N3 N 10

at UVA-Wise at (4) Georgetown at Bluefield LINDSEY WILSON at Point University (9) CUMBERLANDS (17) CUMBERLAND at Bethel BELHAVEN at Campbellsville KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN

A 25 S1 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 O 27 N3 N 10

UVA-WISE vs. (3) Marian at Campbellsville BLUEFIELD at (3) Georgetown PIKEVILLE at Union (23) FAULKNER (17) CUMBERLAND at Lindsey Wilson at Belhaven

S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 O 27 N3 N 10

at (RV) Lindsey Wilson at (25) Campbellsville (14) CUMBERLANDS at Webber International BLUEFIELD at (17) Cumberland BETHEL at Kentucky Christian UVA-WISE at (2) Georgetown PIKEVILLE

Aug. 25 Pikeville

Sept. 1 Georgetown (No. 2)

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Brent Barker Record at Faulkner: 1-0 Overall Record: 1-0 TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 3-7 Conference Record/Finish: 1-5 (6th) Letterman Ret/Lost: NA Starters Ret/Lost: NA

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Montgomery, Ala. Enrollement: 2,700 President: Dr. Billy Hilyer Athletic Director: Brent Barker Stadium/Capacity: Cramton Bowl / NA Colors: Royal Blue, Gray, White & Black Nickname: Eagles Conference: Mid-South (West Division)

Sept. 22 Bethel

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Chris Elliott Record at Bethel: 0-2 Overall Record: 0-2 TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 8-3 Conference Record/Finish: 5-1(1st) Letterman Ret/Lost: 55/17 Starters Ret/Lost: 19/7

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: McKenzie, Tenn. Enrollement: 1,300 President: Dr. Robert Prosser Athletic Director: Dale Kelley Stadium/Capacity: Wildcat Stadium/ 4,000 Colors: Purple & Gold Nickname: Wildcats Conference: Mid-South (West Division)

Sept. 29 Union

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Tommy Reid Record at Union: 44-70 (11 years) Overall Record: 44-70 (11 years) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 2-9 Conference Record/Finish: 1-5 (6th) Letterman Ret/Lost: NA Starters Ret/Lost: 21/5

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Barbourville, Ky. Enrollement: 1,350 President: Dr. Tom McFarland Athletic Director: Tim Curry Stadium/Capacity: Colors: Orange & Black Nickname: Bulldogs Conference: Mid-South (East Division)

Sept. 15 Faulkner (No. 23)

2012 SCHEDULE

2012 SCHEDULE

W, 42-28 W, 14-7 L, 36-53 W, 38-20 L, 21-63 L, 23-41 2:20 1:30 2:30 1:30

W, 77-9 W, 34-20 W, 33-7 W, 27-6 W, 63-21 1:30 1:30 1:30 1:30 1:30

2012 SCHEDULE

2012 SCHEDULE

W, 43-10 L, 20-34 W, 52-0 W, 43-41 W, 65-17 2:30 3:30 6 2:30 1:30 3:30

2012 SCHEDULE

L, 21-24 OT L, 7-31 W, 33-24 W. 56-28 L, 21-63 2:30 12 6 2:30 2:30 7

2012 SCHEDULE

L, 21-36 W, 14-13 L, 14-48 W, 10-7 W, 37-14 2:30 12 1:30 1:30 1:30 1:30

2012 OPPONENTS

Oct. 6 UVA-Wise

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Dewey Lusk Record at UVA-Wise: 6-7 (1 year) Overall Record: 6-7 (1 year) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 5-6 Conference Record/Finish: 1-4 (5th) Letterman Ret/Lost: 45/24 Starters Ret/Lost: 12/10

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Wise, Va. Enrollement: 1,911 President: Chancellor David Prior Athletic Director: Danny Sterling Stadium/Capacity: Carl Smith Stadium / 3,100 Colors: Red & Gray Nickname: Highland Cavaliers Conference: Mid-South (East Division)

Oct. 13 Belhaven

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Joe Thrasher Record at Belhaven: 15-19 Overall Record: 29-38 TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 5-6 Conference Record/Finish: 3-3 (4th) Letterman Ret/Lost: NA Starters Ret/Lost: NA

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Jackson, Miss. Enrollement: 3,245 President: Dr. Roger Parrott Athletic Director: Scott Little Stadium/Capacity: H.T. Newell / 7,500 Colors: Green & Gold Nickname: Blazers Conference: Mid-South (West Division)

Oct. 27 Lindsey Wilson

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Chris Oliver Record at Lindsey: 13-10 (2 years) Overall Record: 13-10 (2 years) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 7-3 Conference Record/Finish: 3-2 (6th) Letterman Ret/Lost: NA Starters Ret/Lost: NA

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Columbia, Ky. Enrollement: 2,600 President: Dr. William T. Luckey, Jr. Athletic Director: Willis Pooler Stadium/Capacity: Blue Raider Stadium / 1,500 Colors: Blue & White Nickname: Blue Raiders Conference: Mid-South (West Division)

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Dewayne Alexander Record at CU: 31-30 (6 years) Overall Record: 31-30 (6 years) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 7-3 Conference Record/Finish: 4-2 (2nd) Letterman Ret/Lost: 42/15 Starters Ret/Lost: 14/8

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Lebanon, Tenn. Enrollement: 1,345 President: Dr. Harvill Eaton Athletic Director: Ron Pavan Stadium/Capacity: Nokes-Lasater Field / 5,500 Suface: Natural Grass Colors: Maroon & White Nickname: Bulldogs Conference: Mid-South (West Division)

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Perry Thomas Record at CU: 24-23 (5 years) Overall Record: 24-23 (5 years) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 7-5 Conference Record/Finish: 3-2 (2nd) Letterman Ret/Lost: NA Starters Ret/Lost: NA

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Campbellsville, Ky. Enrollement: 3,000 President: Dr. Michael Carter Athletic Director: Rusty Hoolingsworth Stadium/Capacity: Colors: Maroon Nickname: Tigers Conference: Mid-South (West Division)

Nov. 3 Cumberland (No. 17)

Nov. 10 Campbellsvillle

at (11) Bethel W, 24-21 OT FAULKNER L, 10-43 at Campbell L, 0-10 at Pikeville L, 20-38 (21) CUMBERLAND L, 17-24 BELHAVEN L, 14-52 at BLUEFIELD 6 KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN 6 at (9) CUMBERLANDS 1:30 at Union 1:30 (2) GEORGETOWN 1:30

S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 25N 3 N 13

at (19) Cumberlands L, 10-21 LOUISIANA COLLEGE L, 13-24 at (25) Cumberland L, 30-36 (OT) Campbellsville W, 70-28 at UVA-Wise W, 52-14 KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN 1:30 BLUEFIELD 1:30 at Lindsey Wilson 1:30 PIKEVILLE 1:30 BETHEL 6

A 25 S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O 13 O 20 O 27 N3 N 10

at Kentucky Christian UNION at Pikeville (3) GEORGETOWN at (RV) Faulkner at (12) Cumberlands at Campbellsville BELHAVEN at Bluefield BETHEL (17) CUMBERLAND

S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 O 27 N3 N10

vs. Kansas Wesleyan (19) CUMBERLANDS BELHAVEN at UVA-Wise at Pikeville UNION at (23) Faulkner CAMPBELLSVILLE at Bethel BLUEFIELD at Lindsey-Wilson

S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 O 27 N3 N 10

PIKEVILLE UNION BETHEL at Belhaven at Kentucky Christian (2) GEORGETOWN LINDSEY WILSON at (17) Cumberland at (9) Cumberlands (23) FAULKNER at Bluefield

RAMS 2012 SCHEDULE DATE

Aug 25 Sept 1 Sept 8 Sept 15 Sept 22 Sept 29 Oct 6 Oct 13 Oct 27 Nov 3 Nov 10

OPPONENT

PIKEVILLE (KY) (4) GEORGETOWN (KY) at Kentucky Christian (RV) FAULKNER (AL) # at Bethel (TN) # at Union (KY) UVA-WISE (VA) at Belhaven (MS) # LINDSEY WILSON (KY) # % at (17) Cumberland (TN) # CAMPBELLSVILLE (KY) #

# Denotes Mid-South Conference game

LOCATION

Mitchell Stadium Mitchell Stadium Grayson, Ky. Mitchell Stadium McKenzie, Tenn. Barborsville, Ky. Mitchell Stadium Jackson, Miss. Mitchell Stadium Lebanon, Tenn. Mitchell Stadium

2012 SCHEDULE

A 25 S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 O 27 N 10

TIME/RESULT

L, 28-42 L, 9-77 L, 14-33 L, 10-52 L, 28-56 L, 14-37 6 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 1 p.m. 1 p.m. 1 p.m.

% Denotes 2012 Homecoming Weekend

2012 SCHEDULE

2012 SCHEDULE

L, 20-27 OT W, 36-21 W, 53-36 L, 7-33 L, 41-43 L, 29-61 2 2:30 1 2:30 2:30

2012 SCHEDULE

W, 31-10 L, 13-55 W, 36-33 (OT) W, 24-17 W, 41-23 2:30 3:30 7 2:30 2:30 2:30

2012 SCHEDULE

L, 7-14 L, 13-14 L, 24-33 L, 28-70 W, 15-14 1:30 2 7 1:30 1:30 1

HEAD COACH MIKE GRAVIER Coach Mike Gravier became the program’s eighth coach when Bluefield College leaders announced him as the coach man who would restart the program that had been dormant since 1941 during a press conference, July 23, 2010. “Hiring the right coach, someone who identifies with the college’s mission and has a passion for transforming young men’s lives through the game of football, is critical to the success of this new program,” said BC president, Dr. David Olive. “I’m convinced we have found that person in Mike Gravier.” Gravier helped launch a football program as an assistant coach and offensive coordinator at Malone University in Ohio in 1992. Three seasons later, he became the head coach of the young program, where during a four-year span he amassed a 30-12-1 win-loss record, three Mid-States Football Association Championships, a MSFA Coach of the Year honor, and two NAIA National Tournament bids. “Mike brings an excellent understanding of the game and effective coaching style to Bluefield football,” said BC’s athletic director, Pete Dryer. “In addition to his experience and success on the field, we are excited to have a football coach with strong character, a passion to live out his faith in Jesus Christ, and a desire to serve and mentor student-athletes.” Coach Gravier began his career with five years of coaching at the high school level after playing football and earning his bachelor’s degree from Grand Valley State University in Michigan and while earning his master’s degree from Western Michigan University. He spent the next six years as an assistant coach at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, Western Michigan University, Southeast Missouri State University, and Michigan Technological University, before beginning his six-year stint with Malone. He was called back to his alma mater to coach in 1998 and spent two additional seasons as a high school coach in Georgia before devoting his career in 2001 to faith-based ministries, including Christian Outreach International in Florida, where for three years he served as director of sports ministry. Today, while last serving as an assistant coach for football at Concord University in Athens, West Virginia, Gravier is the director of OperationSHARE for Heaven Sent Ministries in Princeton, West Virginia, but now he is ready to turn his attention to Bluefield College. “I’m very excited and humbled,” said Gravier about the opportunity to lead the new BC football program. “It’s always an honor to be the first person chosen to lead a football program. It’s a role I don’t take lightly, and I look forward to the challenge. We will play an exciting brand of football. We will play fast. We will be very aggressive, and I believe we will win.” Starting a new football program, Coach Gravier said, will be a special endeavor. Like the players from 1941 who hold memories from the last game played, players on the new BC roster, he said, “will someday share stories about the first touchdown scored, the first win, or the first championship.” Those firsts, he added, “are something only the new players

can experience.” Coach Gravier said in reviving BC football he wants the new players and fans to remember why the program was dropped in 1942 and to honor the young men who joined the war effort and risked their lives to secure our freedom. “We will use that past as part of our future,” said coach Gravier. “It is my desire to honor those former players in some way. If any are still living, I want them to visit and be a part of our team. If they are no longer with us, their families are always welcome.” Coach Gravier acknowledged that a new football team will, no doubt, boost the Greater Bluefield economy, offer an additional source for gridiron entertainment to an already football-hungry community, and give more local studentathletes an opportunity to continue their football careers at home in front of family and friends. But, the impact he’s looking forward to most is the one that will involve his players in community outreach. In line with the Bluefield College mission, Coach Gravier said he hopes to develop players both academically and spiritually. In addition to what the student-athletes will gain in the classroom from professors, through a mentor program with leaders in the community the coach said he wants to develop the players’ career and leadership skills. The purpose, he said: to develop the whole player. “We want to show our players what it means to be a good football player, but also what it means to be a leader in the community, a good husband, and a good father,” said Gravier. “Football will be a small part of their college experience, and hopefully the other things they learn that will carry with them through the good and bad times of life.”

HEAD COACH MIKE GRAVIER Gravier as Head Coach

Ram Football ... the Mike Gravier era Ahead after 1st Behind after 1st Tied after 1st Ahead at half Behind at half Tied at half Ahead after 3rd Behind after 3rd Tied after 3rd In overtime Win by forfeit vs. MSC vs. NAIA vs. NCAA Division I-AA vs. NCAA Division II vs. NCAA Division III vs. Ranked teams vs. teams ranked 1-10 vs. ranked 11-20 vs. ranked 21-25 at home on road at a neutral site at night during the day on natural grass on artificial surface in rain in snow

0-1 0-4 0-1 0-0 0-5 0-1 0-0 0-6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-6 0-6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-3 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-6 0-0 0-6 0-0 0-0

Year 1995 1996 1997 1998 2012 Totals

School Malone Malone Malone Malone Bluefield

W-L 10-1-1 8-2 5-5 7-4 0-6 30-18-1

Pct. .875 .800 .500 .636 .000 .622

Postseason/Titles MSFA League Champions/NAIA Playoff MSFA League Champions MSFA League Champions/NAIA Playoff

In August 0-1

.000

In September 10-8

.555

8-3-1

.708

9-4

.692

0-1

.000

1-2

.333

In October In November In December In the Post Season vs. the Mid-South Confence 0-6

.000

In Season Openers 3-2

.600

In Home Openers 2-3

.400

Gravier vs. All Opponents Opponent Baker (KS) Belhaven (MS) Bethel (TN) Campbellsville Cumberland (TN) Faulkner (AL) Findlay (OH) Geneva (PA) Georgetown (KY) Iowa Wesleyan Kentucky Christian Lambuth (TN) Lindsey Wilson (KY) Pikeville (KY) St. Ambrose (IA) St. Francis (IN) St. Xavier (IL) St. Joseph (IN) Taylor (IN) Tiffin (OH) Trinity International (IL) Tri-State (IN) Union (KY) Urbana (OH) UVA-Wise (VA) Walsh (OH) West Liberty (WV) Westminster (PA) Wilmington (OH)

Total

W-L 1-0

H 1-0

A 0-0

Last W, 45-7

0-1

0-0

0-1

L, 28-56

0-1 0-2 4-1 0-2 1-0 0-1 1-1

0-1 0-1 4-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1

0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 1-0 0-1 1-0

L, 10-52 L, 10-13 W, 31-28 L, 9-77 W, 35-12 L, 14-33 L, 16-26

0-1 0-1 1-0 1-0 0-1 2-0 4-0 2-0 3-1 0-1 4-0

0-1 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-1 0-0 2-0 2-0 1-1 0-0 2-0

0-0 0-1 1-0 0-0 0-0 2-0 2-0 0-0 2-0 0-1 2-0

L, 28-42 L, 30-40 W, 55-30 W, 42-34 L, 34-51 W, 19-7 W, 37-15 W, 32-0 L, 7-21 L, 14-37 W, 49-7

3-1 1-1 0-2-1 1-0

1-1 0-1 0-1-1 0-0

2-0 1-0 0-1 1-0

W, 28-21 W, 35-24 L, 0-21 W, 34-14

30-18-1 15-10-1

15-8

Year 1996 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 1996 1998 2012 1996 2012 1997 2012 2012 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1998 1997 1998 2012 1998 2012 1998 1998 1997 1995

COACHING HISTORY BY CHRONOLOGY COACH Mike Gravier (2012) No Football (1942-2011) Tony Lotito (1941) “Mullie” LeNoir (1929-40) Ott (1927-28) Marshall Shearer (1926) Sam Emsweller (1925) Hobson Snead (1923-24) Hall (1922) TOTAL

SERIES RECORDS OPPONENT

Alfred Holbrook College Alderson Academy Alderson Junior College American University Appalachian State Armstrong College Belhaven (MS) Bethel (TN) Bowling Springs Bridgewater College Bristol High School Campbell College Campbellsville (KY) Concord Cumberland (TN) Davis-Elkins East Tennessee Emory & Henry Freshman Faulkner (AL) Georgia State Georgetown (KY) Glenville Greenbrier Military Acad. Hiawassee Kentucky Christian King College (PA) Lindsey Wilson (KY) Lincoln Memorial Louisburg Mars Hill (NC) Marshall Freshman Maryville Milligan Morris-Harvey (U of Charleston) New River State (WV Tech) Pikeville Potomac Princeton Athletic Club Princeton Independence Rio Grande College Roanoke Freshman Roanoke Junior Varsity Rutherford College Salem College Shenandoah College Tennessee Wesleyan Tusculum US Naval Training Station Union (KY) UVA-Wise (VA) Virginia Tech Freshman Washington & Lee Freshman West Virginia Freshman William Mary Ext.

YEARS 1 71 1 12 2 1 1 2 1 21

WIN 0 0 4 63 8 1 2 1 0 79

LOSS 6 0 4 28 5 3 4 9 4 63

FIRST MET

LAST MET

LAST SCORE

1933 1923 1922 1932 1928 1932 2012 2012 1938 1928 1922 1932 2012 1922 2012 1937 1925 1929 2012 1931 2012 1929 1924 1925 2012 1924 2012 1925 1934 1927 1939 1927 1924 1926 1928 2012 1935 1923 1924 1931 1929 1923 1933 1931 1927 1928 1927 1936 1926 2012 1935 1925 1925 1940

1933 1923 1929 1932 1929 1933 2012 2012 1938 1928 1922 1939 2012 1936 2012 1937 1932 1936

1931 2012 1929 1925 1941 2012 1935 2012 1930 1937 1930 1941 1927 1941 1940 1941 2012 1935 1923 1924 1941 1934 1923 1933 1931 1933 1941 1939 1937 2012 2012 1941 1930 1926 1940 TOTAL

W, 68-0 W, 24-0 W, 26-0 W, 19-6 W, 12-7 W, 39-7

TIE 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 0 7

PCT. .000 .500 .688 .593 .300 .333 .136 .000 .553

RECORD 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 2-0-0

L, 28-56 W, 26-6 W, 18-0 L, 0-1 W, 13-0

1-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 3-0-0

L, 6-28

4-7-1

W, 13-6 T, 6-6 W, 7-2 L, 10-52 L, 0-14 L, 9-77 L, 7-13 L, 0-6 W, 28-0 L, 14-33 L, 6-20

1-0-0 2-1-1 5-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0 9-0-2 0-1-0 0-5-0

W, 58-6 W, 53-0 W, 40-0 L, 0-7 L, 0-73 L. 021 L, 7-26 L, 0-10 L, 28-42 W, 6-0 L, 0-7 L, 0-37 W, 30-7 W, 32-2 T, 0-0 W, 34-0 W, 7-0 W, 26-7 W, 14-0 W, 34-7 W, 33-12 L, 14-37

1-1-0 4-0-0 3-0-0 0-3-0 0-1-0 1-7-0 7-4-1 2-4-0 0-1-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 3-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-1 1-0-0 1-0-0 4-0-0 4-7-0 2-1-1 1-1-0 2-1-0

L, 0-30 W, 58-6 L, 0-44 W, 25-0 27-21-2

2-3-1 1-1-0 0-2-0 1-0-0 79-63-7

BY PERCENTAGE

BY WINS

PCT .688 .593 .500 .333 .300 .136 .000 .000 .553

WINS 63 8 4 2 1 1 0 0 79

COACH LeNoir Ott Lotito Emsweller Shearer Snead Gravier Hall TOTAL

COACH LeNoir Ott Lotito Emsweller Shearer Snead Gravier Hall TOTAL

YEAR-BY-YEAR

BY DECADE

YEAR W L T COACH 2012 0 6 0 Gravier 1942-2011 No Football 1941 4 4 0 Lotito 1940 4 4 0 LeNoir 1939 4 3 0 LeNoir 1938 3 4 0 LeNoir 1937 4 4 0 LeNoir 1936 3 4 0 LeNoir 1935 5 2 0 LeNoir 1934 6 1 0 LeNoir 1933 9 0 0 LeNoir 1932 5 2 1 LeNoir 1931 5 2 1 LeNoir 1930 7 1 0 LeNoir 1929 8 1 0 LeNoir 1928 4 3 0 Ott 1927 4 2 3 Ott 1926 1 3 1 Shearer 1925 2 4 0 Emsweller 1924 0 5 0 Snead 1923 1 4 1 Snead 1922 0 4 0 Hall TOTAL 79 63 7

DECADE 1920’s 1930s 1940s 2010s TOTAL

RECORD 20-26-5 (.441) 51-23-2 (.684) 8-8-0 (.500) 0-6-0 (.000) 79-63-7 (.553)

SEASON OPENERS WIN 11

LOSS 9

HOME OPENERS WIN 12

LOSS 6

TIE 1

TIE 2

MITCHELL STADIUM YEAR W L T COACH 2012 0 3 0 Gravier 1942-2011 No Football 1941 3 1 0 Lotito 1940 3 2 0 LeNoir 1939 3 1 0 LeNoir 1938 2 3 0 LeNoir 1937 3 1 0 LeNoir 1936 3 1 0 LeNoir 1935 5 1 0 LeNoir TOTAL 22 13 0 (.628)

Assistant Coach Howard (L) and Head Coach Tony Lotito (R) 1941

Head Coach B. E. “Mullie” LeNoir 1937

YEAR-BY-YEAR RESULTS 1922 |(0-4)

COACH HALL Date O. 14 O. 28 N. 11 N. 31

Result L, 0-20 L, 0-1 L, 0-65 L, 0-26

1930 |(7-1) | SJC Champions Opponent H/A Alderson Junior C. (WV) A Bristol High School H New River High School (WV) A Concord (WV) H

Att.

1923 |(1-4-1)

COACH HOBSON SNEAD Date S 29 O 20 O 27 N 12 N 17 N 29

Result L, 0-76 L, 0-7 T, 0-0 L, 0-31 W, 24-0 L, 0-31

Opponent H/A King College (PA) A Princeton Athletic Club (WV) A Roanoke College JV (VA) H Washington & Lee Fresh (VA) H Alderson Academy (WV) H Concord (WV) H

Att. 300

300

1924 |(0-5)

COACH HOBSON SNEAD Date O4 O 11 O 17 O 25 N 27

Result L, 0-53 L, 0-26 L, 0-37 L, 0-47 L, 6-80

Opponent King College (PA) Milligan (TN) Princeton Independence Greenbrier Military Acad. Concord (WV)

H/A H H A H H

Att.

1,000 500

1925 |(2-4)

COACH SAM EMSWELLER Date O3 O 10 O 17 O 24 N 11 N 26

Result W, 14-0 L, 0-13 W, 19-0 L, 0-6 L, 0-26 L, 0-13

Opponent East Tennessee Milligan (TN) Hiwassee (WV) Greenbrier Military Acad. West Virginia Freshman Lincoln Memorial (TN)

H/A H A H A A H

Att. 500 300

Date O9 O 16 O 23 N6 N 25

Result L, 0-44 T, 0-0 L, 0-20 W, 32-6 L, 0-21

Opponent West Virginia Freshman Hiwassee (WV) Morris-Harvey (WV) Union (KY) Concord (WV)

Date S 24 O1 O8 O 15 O 22 O 29 N5 N 11 N 27

Result W, 31-0 T, 0-0 W, 33-0 L, 0-73 W, 33-0 T, 0-0 W, 20-0 T, 0-0 L, 6-14

Opponent Shenandoah (VA) Tusculum (TN) Hiwassee (WV) Maryville (TN) Union (KY) Morris-Harvey (WV) Mars Hill (NC) Concord (WV) East Tennessee

H/A H A H H H

Att.

H/A H A H A A H H H A

Att.

Date S 29 O6 O 27 N 10 N 17 N 24 N 29

Result L, 0-13 W, 13-0 W, 18-0 W, 44-0 L, 12-25 W, 13-12 L, 0-13

Opponent New River State (WV) Alderson Junior C. (WV) Bridgewater (VA) Appalachian State (NC) Tusculum (TN) Morris-Harvey (WV) Tennessee Wesleyan

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR Result W, 6-0 W, 25-0 L, 7-13 W, 12-7 W, 26-0 W, 26-0 W, 26-0 W, 38-0 W, 26-0

Att. 1,500 2,000 1,200 400

1931 |(5-2-1) | SJC Champions COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR Date S 26 O 10 O 17 O 24 O 31 N7 N 14 N 26

Result T, 0-0 W, 39-0 W, 13-7 W, 30-0 L, 0-26 L, 0-14 W, 13-7 W, 7-0

Opponent Hiwassee (WV) East Tennessee Shenandoah College (VA) Rio Grande (OH) Morris-Harvey (WV) Georgia State Tennessee Wesleyan Salem College (NC)

H/A H H A H A H H H

Att.

1,500

Date O1 O8 O 15 O 22 O 28 N4 N 11 N 25

Result W, 14-0 W, 12-6 W, 20-0 W, 19-6 W, 39-7 T, 6-6 L, 0-14 L, 6-12

Opponent Campbell College (NC) Morris-Harvey (WV) Shenandoah College (VA) American University (DC) Armstrong College (GA) East Tennessee Tennessee Wesleyan Concord (WV)

Date S 23 S 30 O7 O 14 O 21 O 28 N 11 N 18 N 30

Result W, 33-0 W, 27-7 W, 34-0 W, 54-0 W, 19-0 W, 68-0 W, 20-6 W, 26-7 W, 9-0

Opponent Emory-Henry Fresh (VA) Campbell College (NC) Rutherford College (NC) Armstrong College (GA) Morris-Harvey (WV) Alfred Holbrook (OH) Tennessee Wesleyan Shenandoah College (VA) Concord (WV)

H/A H H A H A H H

Att.

Opponent Hiwassee (WV) Emory & Henry Fresh (VA) Glenville (WV) Appalachian State (NC) Morris-Harvey (WV) Roanoke Freshman (VA) Alderson Junior C. (WV) Mars Hill (NC) Concord (WV)

Att.

Result L, 13-14 W, 12-0 L, 7-14 W, 33-12 W, 53-0 L, 7-19 L, 0-12 W, 13-6

Opponent Milligan (TN) Hiwassee (GA) New River State (WV) U.S. Naval Training Station Louisburg (NC) Tennessee Wesleyan Morris-Harvey (WV) Davis & Elkins (WV)

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR Date S 24 O1 O7 O 14 O 28 N4 N 12

Result W, 18-0 L, 0-19 L, 7-18 L, 7-18 L, 14-22 W, 26-6 W, 24-0

Opponent Hiawassee (GA) Virginia Tech Freshman New River State (WV) Tennessee Wesleyan Virginia Tech Freshman Bowling Springs (NC) Tusculum (NC)

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR H/A H H H A H A A H

Att. 2,000 1,000 2,000 1,000 3,000

Date S 22 S 29 O6 O 14 O 20 O 28 N 10

Result W, 13-6 L, 0-25 W, 7-6 L, na-na L, 14-20 W, 13-0 W, 34-7

Opponent Hiwassee (GA) Marshall Freshman (WV) New River State (WV) Milligan (TN) Tennessee Wesleyan Campbell (NC) Tusculum (TN)

H/A A A A H H H A H

Att.

H/A H A H H H H A

Att.

H/A H A A A H H H

Att.

H/A H A H H A A H H

Att.

H/A A H A A H H A H

Att.

H/A H H A H A A H A H A H

Att. 4,017 2,047

1940 |(4-4)

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR H/A H A H H H H H H H

Att. 1,500

Date S 30 O4 O 12 0 19 O 26 N2 N 16 N 21

Result W, 13-12 L, 6-30 L, 7-26 W, 12-7 W, 39-13 L, 6-40 W, 25-0 L, 21-47

Opponent Virginia Tech Freshman Marshall Freshman (WV) Morris-Harvey (WV) New River State (WV) Hiawassee (GA) Tennessee Wesleyan William Mary Ext (VA) Milligan (TN)

1,500 3,000

1934 |(6-1) Date S 29 O 12 O 20 N3 N 10 N 17 N 29

Result W, 27-6 W, 30-0 W, 19-6 W, 32-2 W, 25-0 L, 6-14 W, 6-0

Opponent Campbell College (NC) Morris-Harvey (WV) Louisburg (NC) Roanoke Freshman (VA) Emory & Henry Fresh (VA) King College (PA) Concord (WV)

H/A H H H H H H H

Att. 2,000 1,000

1941 Team

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR Date S 28 O5 O 12 O 26 N9 N 16 N 21

Result W, 13-0 W, 6-0 W, 15-6 L, 6-20 W, 8-0 W, 7-0 L, 6-20

Opponent Louisburg (NC) Potomac (WV) Milligan (TN) King College (PA) Emory & Henry Fresh (VA) Virginia Tech Freshman Concord (WV)

1941 |(4-4) H/A H H H A H H H

Att.

H/A H H A A H H H

Att. 2,500

1936 |(3-4) H/A H H H A H A H H H

Date S 25 O2 O8 O 16 O 22 O 30 N5 N 12

1939 |(4-3)

1932 |(5-2-1)

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR

1938 |(3-4)

1935 |(5-2)

1929 |(8-1) | SJC Champions Date S 29 O5 O 12 O 19 O 26 N1 N9 N 16 N 28

Opponent H/A Hiwassee (GA) H Mars Hill (NC) H Washington & Lee Fresh (VA) H King College (PA) H Morris-Harvey (WV) H Lincoln Memorial (TN) H Tennessee Wesleyan A Concord (WV) H

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR 1,200

1928 |(4-3) COACH OTT

Result W, 27-0 W, 40-0 W, 7-6 L, 6-13 W, 13-0 W, 58-6 W, 7-0 W, 6-0

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR

1927 |(4-2-3) COACH OTT

Date S 27 O4 O 10 O 18 N1 N8 N 14 N 27

1933 |(9-0) | SJC Champions

1926 |(1-3-1)

COACH MARSHALL SHEARER

1937 |(4-4)

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR Date O3 O 10 O 17 O 31 N7 N 14 N 26

Result L, 0-31 W, 7-2 W, 20-7 L, 14-32 W, 6-0 L, 0-14 L, 6-28

Opponent Tennessee Wesleyan Emory & Henry Fresh (VA) Louisburg (NC) U. S. Naval Training Station Morris-Harvey (WV) Milligan (TN) Concord (WV)

COACH TONY LOTITO Date S 20 S 27 O 11 O 17 O 25 O 31 N1 N 20

Result L, 0-21 L, 0-7 W, 25-7 L, 0-10 W, 28-0 W, 14-0 L, 0-30 W, 30-7

Opponent Milligan (TN) Marshall Freshman (WV) Rio Grande (OH) West Virginia Tech Hiwassee (GA) Tennessee Wesleyan Virginia Tech Freshman Rio Grande (OH)

2012 |(0-3)

COACH MIKE GRAVIER Date A 25 S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 27 N3 N 10

Time L, 28-42 L, 9-77 L, 14-33 L, 10-52 L, 28-56 L, 14-37 6 PM 2:30 PM 1 PM 1 PM 1 PM

Opponent Pikeville (KY) (4) Georgetown (KY) Kentucky Christian # (RV) Faulkner (AL) # Bethel (TN) Union (KY) UVA-Wise # Belhaven (MS) # (24) Lindsey Wilson (KY) # (25) Cumberland (TN) # Campbellsville (KY)

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